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selection

se·lec·tion

selection

 
 
pronunciation:
s lek shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act, instance, or process of selecting, or the condition of being selected.
His selection of a tie for work was always done with impatience.No one could understand the boss's selection of this person for the job.The selection of class president is done by a vote.She was surprised at her selection for this honor.
synonyms:
choice, election, pick
antonyms:
rejection
similar words:
option
definition 2: something or someone selected.
She is this year's selection for the award.He wasn't really happy with his selection of dessert.
synonyms:
choice, pick
antonyms:
rejection
definition 3: a group from which things or people may be selected.
This store has a large selection of vegetables.
synonyms:
variety
definition 4: in biology, the process by which one organism survives over another; natural selection.
synonyms:
natural selection
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